Super Eagles star, Ogenyi Onazi has boasted that he is battle ready to face Argentine’s soccer star, Lionel Messi in the upcoming international friendly with the South American giants.
Speaking ahead of the clash with the two times world champions, Onazi said it would be an honor to square up against a world class player like Lionel Messi, adding that such encounter will bring out the best in him.
“It will be a privilege to play against him (Messi) again. Every time we meet him, we learn, so I can’t wait to face him again as one of the best in the world,” Onazi said.
“Argentina is one of the powerhouses of world football because they possess arguably the best players on the planet currently. Though they struggled to qualify for the World Cup, they will always be a top side any day, any time.